“It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.” … More Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
“Don’t try to make me grow up before my time…” … More Little Women – Louisa M. Alcott
“That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!” … More Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
“It didn’t matter in the end how old they had been, or that they were girls, but only that we had loved them, and that they hadn’t heard us calling” … More The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides
“Don’t let the bastards grind you down” … More The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
“A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.” … More Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D.H. Lawrence
“When they asked me what I wanted to be I said I didn’t know.
“Oh, sure you know,” the photographer said.
“She wants,” said Jay Cee wittily, “to be everything.” … More The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
“Everything want to be loved. Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?” … More The Color Purple – Alice Walker